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Behind the Headlines: 'Way Cool' open-space events for summer

 

On this week's Behind the Headlines, editorial assistant Anna Medina leads a discussion about the abundance of different and fun ranger- and docent-led activities in local open space areas with reporter Sue Dremann and guests Kathleen Jones, a ranger at Palo Alto Parks and Open Space, and Renee Fitzsimons, program manager at the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. The discussions range from fishing with rangers to boating, twilight hikes and moth and spider hunts. Watch the webcast here.

Webcasts are posted every Friday afternoon on PaloAltoOnline.com, as well as on Palo Alto Online's YouTube channel, youtube.com/paweekly.

Check out previous weeks' episodes:

Behind the Headlines: Preserving La Comida

Behind the Headlines: Junior Museum and Zoo expansion

Behind the Headlines: The future of parking

Behind the Headlines: cracking down on RVs

Behind the Headlines: Tracking surveillance

Behind the Headlines: Debate over Castilleja expansion

Behind the Headlines: Students speak out

Behind the Headlines: summer movie preview

Behind the Headlines: District investigates sexual assault; Saving Buena Vista

Behind the Headlines: Palo Alto History Museum

Behind the Headlines: building a bike-friendly

Behind the Headlines: Housing the homeless; Big East Palo Alto developments

Behind the Headlines: Rep. Anna Eshoo

Behind the Headlines: Sex ed controversy

Behind the Headlines: A vision for Palo Alto's parks

Behind the Headlines: City Hall Roundup

Behind the Headlines: FPPC Investigation, Bounty Hunters in East Palo Alto

Behind the Headlines: Restaurants under pressure

Behind the Headlines: Inside social-emotional education

Behind the Headlines: Diversity's champions

Behind the Headlines: Breaking down the budget gap

Behind the Headlines: The new City Council; School technology and privacy

Behind the Headlines: Uproar over land-use plan

Behind the Headlines: Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff

Behind the Headlines: Seeking sanctuary from domestic violence

Behind the Headlines: Public Immigration Forum

Behind the Headlines: Office for Civil Rights agreement

Behind the Headlines: Best and worst films of 2016

Behind the Headlines: Year in review

Behind the Headlines: Carmageddon

Behind the Headlines: Harvard report on special education

Behind the Headlines: Palo Alto trees -- dead or alive?

Behind the Headlines: Board of Education election analysis

Behind the Headlines: City Council election analysis

Behind the Headlines: Bullying case tests district's policies

Behind the Headlines: the debate over weighted grade-point averages

Behind the Headlines: Palo Alto politics, East Palo Alto evictions

Behind The Headlines: Campaign finance, Airbnb conflicts

Behind the Headlines: The Donkeys of Barron Park

Behind the Headlines: Election special

Behind The Headlines: Retail news, housing controversies

Behind the Headlines: Remembering 9/11

Behind The Headlines: Palo Alto's master plan for public art

Behind the Headline: The Evolving El Camino Real

Behind The Headlines: Housing Crisis, November Election

Behind The Headlines: Stemming the Flow -- Flood Protection

Behind The Headlines: Muslim in America -- Reaction to rhetoric

Behind The Headlines: Locals to Impact Olympics

Behind The Headlines: Race, Policing and Reconciliation

Behind the Headlines: Reporters' Roundtable

Behind The Headlines: Innovator in Education

Behind The Headlines: Spectacular fireworks

Behind The Headlines: Elementary math, Castilleja expansion

Behind the Headlines: Saving Buena Vista

Behind The Headlines: Brock Turner uproar and election recap

Behind The Headlines: Palo Alto students speak out

Behind The Headlines: DA's fatal police shooting report & Cash flows into the Assembly race

Behind the Headlines: Teacher Compensation in Palo Alto

Behind The Headlines: To the rescue -- Disaster volunteers prepare

Behind The Headlines: Size Matters -- Student-to-teacher ratios in Palo Alto

Behind the Headlines: Transportation: problems and solutions

Behind the Headlines: Taxi struggles and Eichler disputes

Behind The Headlines: Palo Alto considers full-day kindergarten

Behind The Headlines: State Assembly District 24 -- A look at the candidates

Behind The Headlines: College Terrace challenge Stanford toxic study

Behind the Headlines: Inside the Brock Turner case

Behind the Headlines: Tackling Palo Alto's housing and traffic problems

Behind the Headlines: Dr. Steven Adelsheim on youth mental health

Behind the Headlines: Renaming movement, Addison Donation, Office Cap

Behind the Headlines: "State of the City" with Mayor Pat Burt

Behind the Headlines: Bridging the gap - Understanding Palo Alto's Chinese community

Behind the Headlines: Growing up Undocumented

Behind the Headlines: Talking Sustainability with Gil Friend

Behind the Headlines: Secondary dwelling units, New school proposal

Behind the Headlines: Stanford University and Sexual Assault, Prepping for the Super Bowl

Behind the Headlines: Development at Stanford Research Park; police and the mentally ill

Behind the Headlines: Divisive mayoral election; fatal police shooting

Behind the Headlines: The year's best and worst movies

Behind the Headlines: 2015 Year in Review

Behind the Headlines: Inside Palo Alto's Emergency Center

Behind the Headlines: Undisclosed new-school proposal; groundwater pumping

Behind the Headlines: Buena Vista owner sues City; New plans for public-safety center

Behind the Headlines: Palo Alto Fire Department changes

Behind the Headlines: Midtown bicycle paths; Transgender youth

Behind the Headlines: New school proposed for Palo Alto

Behind the Headlines: Tension within governing boards

Behind the Headlines: Affordable housing; Transportation initiatives

Behind the Headlines: Paly teacher investigation

Behind the Headlines: Stanford students' activism against sexual assault

Behind the Headlines: Preserving retail; capping office development

Behind the Headlines: Transportation tax; Fiber to the Premise

Behind the Headlines: Fall Arts Preview

Behind the Headlines: Police conduct on campuses; new parkland

Behind the Headlines: Minimum wage; airplane noise

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— Palo Alto Weekly staff

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